Barosma Betulina Leaf Oil

Agathosma Betulina
Ingredient origins
Buchu Leaf
Common name
Buchu Oil
EWG score
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Ingredient details

Buchu oil is extracted from the leaves of a flowering plant called Agathosma betulina (or round leaf Buchu) that is native to South Africa. The jagged-edged, oily leaves have been in many traditional medicines, as well as for their fragrance.

Botanical name: Agathosma betulina

Other names: Boegoe, Bucco, Bookoo, Diosma

Main constituents: D-pulegone, iso-pulegone, diosphenol, 4-diosphenol, iso-menthone, menthone